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In this interdisciplinary endeavor, scholars and professionals unite on a mission to harness technology’s potential to amplify and unlock human capabilities. They explore the dynamic intersection of technology and humanity, seeking ways to enhance the human experience. By integrating insights from social sciences, design methodology, and technological expertise, this collaborative community empowers the leaders of tomorrow to increase innovation velocity while keeping humanity at the center.

Apr 18

Artificial Intelligence for Transforming Business Operations: A Conversation with the Chief Product Officer of Southeast Asia’s Super App Provider

9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT Virtual Event / Zoom
In this event, Philipp Kandal, the Chief Product Officer of Grab will discuss how Southeast Asia's all-in-one platform (Grab) is leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance its extensive delivery fleet. This session will explore the innovative strategies and cutting-edge AI technologies employed by Grab to optimize delivery routes, ensure timely deliveries, and improve overall efficiency. Join us at this event to understand the role of machine learning algorithms in predicting delivery demand, managing logistics, and enhancing customer satisfaction. As the leader of Grab's engineering, data science, and product design teams, Philipp will share his views on integrating AI in real-world operations, outstanding challenges of doing so, and the positive impacts that AI can have on the experiences of both delivery personnel customers.

Startup Foundry Highlights TeamBirth

Launched in November 2023, the Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard’s Startup Foundry supports Harvard’s academic-led innovation in AI and digital business, offering the necessary business and technical guidance to turn research projects into thriving ventures. Among the inaugural cohort for the Foundry was TeamBirth. Initially a program under the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Ariadne […]

Being Together in Place as a Catalyst for Scientific Advance

The COVID-19 pandemic forced widespread social distancing, affecting every aspect of society, including universities. Face-to-face interactions, crucial for sparking innovative ideas and collaborations, were replaced by video conferences, raising concerns about the impact on scientific knowledge and discovery. As organizations adopt hybrid or fully remote work models, questions arise about the “death of distance” in […]

Scaling AI Applications

Insights from the December 13th, 2023 session on Gen AI use cases in the BioPharma sector.

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